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Investigators to examine second black box from MH17

Air investigators are to examine a second black box which was recovered from flight MH17 today.

The data could reveal if the pilots were aware of a missile coming towards the plane and what happened in the last few seconds of the flight if they were able to speak.

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UN Security Council resolution 'just a first step'

The United Nations Security Council condemned the downing of a Malaysian passenger plane in Ukraine with 298 people on board and demanded that armed groups allow "safe, secure, full and unrestricted access" to the crash site.

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten said he was pleased with the vote of the Security Council but that the resolution was just a first step.

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